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Heoeugorna ochrovittata Pagenstecher
Ophiusa ochrovittata Pagenstecher, 1894, Jb. nassau. Ver. Naturk., 47: 45.
Ophiusa albovittata Pagenstecher, 1894, Jb. nassau. Ver. Naturk., 47: 45, syn. n.

Heoeugorna ochrovittata

Heoeugorna ochrovittata

Diagnosis and taxonomic note. The general build, colour and wing shape is as in the generic description, but the forewing white band in females is straight, obliquely transverse, running from the centre of the costa to the dorsum and containing a fine dark brown line that runs right along it but is to the distal side of central. In males the fasciation of the forewing is more irregular, particularly within the transverse band which is a creamy ochreous colour rather than white. Both sexes have a creamy patch at the apex of the hindwing. This sexual dimorphism led Pagenstecher to describe each sex as a distinct species, based on material from Java.

Geographical range. Java, Bali, Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore, Borneo.

Habitat preference. There is one specimen from Sugud near Kota Kinabalu in the collection of FRC Sepilok in Sabah. Older material in BMNH consists of both sexes from G. Marapok and a female from G. Kinabalu in Sabah, both without more precise data.

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